Dr. Biplav Srivastava, Senior Researcher & Master Inventor, IBM Research and an ACM Senior Member and Distinguished Speaker, is based out of New Delhi, India. His research deals with enabling people to make rational decisions despite real world complexities of poor data, changing goals and limited resources. His expertise is in Artificial Intelligence, Services and Sustainability, where he has proven track record of high-quality innovation in the global business environment. Biplav’s current focus is on open APIs and data, and their real world usage in enterprise integration. As part of this, he represented IBM at W3C’s working group on Government Linked Data and is active in open data and AI circles. Previously, he had explored influential web services techniques in this space.
Biplav received Ph.D. in 2000 and M.S. in 1996 from Arizona State University, USA and B.Tech. in 1993 from IIT-BHU, India, all in Computer Science. He has 19 years of experience in industrial and academic research as well as commercial, deadline-oriented, software development in both India and US. He has 100+ research papers published including all top fora in his fields, 30 US Patents issued and 40+ applications. Biplav actively participates in professional services globally including running the ‘AI in India’ virtual Google group, organizing conference tracks, workshops and as a Program Committee member for more than 50 events. More details can be found at: http://www.research.ibm.com/people/b/biplav/.